The German tenor is one of the most sought-after singers in his field. In the 2018/19 season he performed as Paul in “Die tote Stadt” at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Tannhäuser at the New National Theatre Tokyo and as Rienzi at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin. In concert he sang Siegmund with the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra.
He sings all great Wagner roles (Erik, Parsifal, Lohengrin, Tannhäuser, Loge, Siegmund, Tristan, Rienzi and both Siegfrieds) at the most important opera houses worldwide, as well as Max (“Freischütz”), Paul (“Die Tote Stadt”), Florestan (“Fidelio”), Pedro (“Tiefland”), Bacchus (“Ariadne auf Naxos”) and Kaiser (“Die Frau ohne Schatten”). His repertoire also includes Don José (“Carmen”), Samson (“Samson et Dalila”) and Aeneas (“Les Troyens”), Grigori (“Boris Godunov”), Egyptian Pharaoh and the Voice of Above (“Moses”), Hermann (“Pique Dame”) and Otello (“Otello”).
He performs with the most renowned orchestras such as the Vienna Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic or the London Philharmonic Orchestra in the most important concert halls of the world. In 2000 he was awarded with a Grammy Award for “Best International Opera Recording of the Year”.
As of July 2019